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Recent Stories on Sparks
Sazzy Gourley ’16, a Royce Fellow for Sport and Society, researched the intersections between marketing, sport, and social impact through case studies with Red Bull’s 2014 Cliff Diving World Series in Texas, Ireland, Norway, and the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal.
This summer, Moving Mountains hosted its first summer camp, two weeks of nature exploration and sustainable living lessons at Roger Williams Park in Providence. For the urban high school students who participated in camp, it was an introduction to spending time outside as well as an opportunity to make friends and grow leadership skills. And for Co-Founders and Social Innovation Fellows Jared Rothenberg ’15 and Ivy Sokol ’15.5, this outdoor education adventure was just the beginning.
Elizabeth Garcia '15 is working at the Healthy Communities Office for the City of Providence through the iProv Summer Internship Program.
For Allison Wong ’15, being a Brown/RISD dual degree student means thinking a lot about social change - in very creative ways. During her four years in Providence, Allison has explored what she calls “design-based approaches to social innovation,” combining the best of her knowledge and experience from both schools to make serious community impact.
VyVy Trinh MD'16 is the Co-Director of 2014 BRYTE Summer Camp.